6th World Nursing and Healthcare Conference
The University of Newcastle, Australia
With the current position of deputy program convenor for the Bachelor of Midwifery, Donovan has been actively involved in the development of new curriculum starting in 2016 for the Bachelor of midwifery at University of Newcastle. The new curriculum brings teaching innovation not previously used in undergraduate midwifery programs such as cadaveric anatomy labs, 3rd year clinical viva’s and the use of technology to deliver midwifery teaching across a wide demographic context. In addition to this Donovan is the chair of the Bachelor of midwifery simulation committee and is responsible for strategic planning for the continuing advancement of midwifery teaching simulation programs, ensuring students become leaders in the field of obstetric emergency hi fidelity simulation and learning. Donovan is also a integral team member of the iLIVE project, looking at the integrated learning that meets the needs of individual students, clinical venues and universities.